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Can someone record my skype video conversation without my consent?

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Novel Tourist

Hi.  Yesterday I had a skype video conversation with my sister on my iPad.  As I was ending the call, I noticed on the top, right side of the screen "recording skype."  Did I accidently record the conversation?  I don't remember hitting any buttons.  Can someone record it without my consent?  Thanks in advance.

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Novel Tourist
This happened to me today. What is this? Has it happened to anyone else?
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Former Staff



The red "double-high" bar shown at the top of your screen is actually shown by Apple for any application that is using the microphone in the background and it shows "App name (recording)" by default for any app that uses the microphone. This also applies to Skype while there is a call in progress. (it's the iOS notification that creates the confusion) - in reality no calls are recorded.

I hope this explains it.


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Routine Adventurer

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Esteemed Adventurer
Recording of viedo call of Skype can be accomplished by plug in program such as Pamela PC, but NOT in Skype for iPad.
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Super Adventurer

JimNager wrote:

this is not for iOS devices, read the subject category carefully before posting.

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Novel Tourist

anyone or admin could help me...somebody has record my video when i do a video call and blackmail me about the could this problem can be settle

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Reliable Adventurer

There are various screen recording apps available for iOS if the device is jailbroken.

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Novel Adventurer
Can the video recorded at skype be transfered at youtube
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